Wolf orders flags lowered in honor of Paris attacks victims

Written by The Associated Press | Nov 16, 2015 11:32 AM

Photo by AP Photo/Joseph Kaczmarek

Stephane Fosik, from left, Cedrine Plongeur and Cloe Tinchant light candles in the shape of a peace symbol in LOVE Park, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, during a candlelight vigil to remember the victims of the attacks in Paris.

(Harrisburg) -- Gov. Tom Wolf is ordering that Pennsylvania and U.S. flags on state facilities be lowered to half-staff for the victims of Friday night's terror attacks in Paris.

Wolf also said Monday that the front facade of the Capitol building is being lit up at night with the red, white and blue tricolor stripes of France's national flag. The flags will remain at half-staff until sunset Thursday.

Wolf also says the Pennsylvania State Police are taking extra security measures, including Sunday's Steelers and Eagles games.

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